In the News
03-27-14 Interesting Article from Minnesota State University-Moorhead News: Bachmeier selected as Artist in Residence, Petrified Forest National Park
04-17-14 Interesting Articles:
"Nearly 15,000 new acres of Petrified Forest National Park open to backcountry exploration" from National Parks Traveler:
"Arizona opens 15,000 new acres of backcountry/Petrified Forest National Park just got bigger" from Backpacker Magazine: http://www.backpacker.com/news-15000-new-acres-of-backcountry-in-arizona/destinations/18502
"Petrified Forest National Park" from RAPTORMANIACS dinosaur enthusiast/illustrator's blog: Http://albertonykus.blogspot.com/2014/04/petrified-forest-national-park.html
Calendar of Events
Boundary Expansion for Petrified Forest National Park
Did You Know?
Standing on the edge of a vast badlands landscape, a Spanish explorer is rumored to have named the area "El Desierto Pintado" (The Painted Desert) because the hills looked like they were painted with the colors of the sunset.